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  • California wildfire crews brace for weather shift

    Updated: Mon, Sep 22, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Crews scrambled Monday to extend control lines around a massive Northern California wildfire threatening thousands of homes as they braced for strong, erratic winds similar to when the blaze doubled in size a week ago. The King Fire east of Sacramento had burned...

  • Jury: Arab Bank liable in terror attacks

    Updated: Mon, Sep 22, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. jury found on Monday that a large Jordan-based bank should be held responsible for a wave of Hamas-sanctioned suicide bombings in the early 2000s that left several Americans dead or wounded. Jurors reached the unanimous verdict in a terrorism financing lawsuit...

  • Cavs' kicker plays after father's heart attack

    Updated: Mon, Sep 22, 2014

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia placekicker Ian Frye was feeling pretty good as he headed for the locker room in Saturday's road game at BYU. His 22-yard field goal on the final play of the first half was his third in as many tries and had given the Cavaliers a 16-13 lead against...

  • Boy killed in shed fire behind house on Cape Cod

    Updated: 12 min ago

    HYANNIS, Mass. (AP) — Authorities in Cape Cod, Massachusetts say a young boy has died in a fast-moving fire in a small storage shed where neighbors say children were playing behind a house. Cape and Islands District Attorney Michael O'Keefe said Monday night the boy was about 8 years...

  • TB tests for babies when hospital worker diagnosed

    Updated: 26 min ago

    EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Health officials in West Texas have begun testing some babies for tuberculosis after the revelation that more than 700 infants at an El Paso hospital were exposed to a worker found to have the disease. The children may have been exposed at a nursery in the...

  • Former Steelers LB Harrison hints at return

    Updated: 38 min ago

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — James Harrison is itching to get back to work. The commute could be an easy one. The five-time Pro Bowl linebacker posted a thinly veiled message via Instagram on Monday night that hinted at an imminent return to the Pittsburgh Steelers. Harrison signed a one-day...

  • FAA: Airplane makes emergency landing in Omaha

    Updated: 56 min ago

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A commercial airplane traveling from Boston to Los Angeles has made an emergency landing in Nebraska. The Federal Aviation Administration says the Virgin America flight made the unscheduled landing Monday morning at Omaha's Eppley Airfield. The plane landed safely...

  • Investigation: Seattle ferry wasn't overloaded

    Updated: 56 min ago

    SEATTLE (AP) — A state investigation has found that a Seattle ferry that was forced to turn around before a preseason Seahawks football game last month wasn't overloaded, after all. The ferry Cathlamet was en route from Bremerton to Seattle on Aug. 15 when the captain returned to dock...

  • The Pentagon says US and partners begin airstrikes in Syria.

    Updated: 57 min ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says US and partners begin airstrikes in Syria.

  • Alaska TV reporter quits on air to promote pot

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A television reporter quit her job on live TV with a big four-letter flourish after revealing she owns a medical marijuana business and intends to press for legalization of recreational pot in Alaska. After reporting on the Alaska Cannabis Club on Sunday...